Nisha Arora, senior director in the Office of Fair Trading
services, infrastructure and public markets Group, said: "Preventing progression or graduation not only affects students' educational experience but could also signifi-cantly harm their future employment prospects and ability to pay off their debts."
The Office of Fair Trading
hotline for people targeted by fraudsters is 020 7211 8111, or visit www.northeastfraudforum.
Trading standards official Donna Bensley said: "We are pleased that we are doing things right in the Jewellery Quarter and are delighted that the Office of Fair Trading
is insisting companies make their terms and conditions fair for customers."
US financial services company Dollar Financial (NASDAQ:DLLR) said it had received approval from the UK Office of Fair Trading
(OFT) to proceed with its proposed acquisition of Internet loans provider Purpose UK Holdings Limited.
Its update comes a day after the Office of Fair Trading
launched an investigation into five companies offering cash for gold by post.
Data monitor said the end of free banking could become a reality if the current High Court case, which has been brought jointly by eight high street banks and the Office of Fair Trading
, went against the banks.
British Airways has admitted collusion with Virgin Atlantic over the price of long haul passenger fuel surcharges (surcharges) and will pay a penalty of [pounds sterling]121.5m ($246) to be imposed by the Office of Fair Trading
An Office of Fair Trading
study found more than a quarter of e-retailers had a "weak" awareness of regulations.
Littlewoods and Argos now face fines after the Court of Appeal backed an Office of Fair Trading
charge that the stores agreed to fix the price of Hasbro toys.
The UK's Office of Fair Trading
has issued a warning concerning a new scam that attempts to make businesses pay to register domain names.
Trading standards officers and the Office of Fair Trading
warned people to beware of the lottery offers and throw them in the bin.
A United Kingdom watchdog agency, the Office of Fair Trading
, has launched an inquiry into the British brewing industry's wholesale beer pricing policy for tied houses.